Letter from Richard Henry Pratt to Edwin J. Brooks regarding sick students discharged from the Hampton Institute. Pratt insists that too many boys were sent home, against his and the doctor's advice, and asserts that Spotted Tail and Red Cloud will be less interested in sending students to Carlisle as a result.
Medical Discharge at Hampton and Recruitment for Carlisle
September 11, 1879
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 79, box 571, Miscellaneous-1879-P-#0940